Dr. Eric Yen is triple board-certified in Allergy & Immunology, Pediatric Rheumatology, and General Pediatrics.
His offices in Santa Monica and Torrance offer Video Visits for the patient who cannot go to UCLA for an in-person visit for any reason such as stay-at-home orders, distance, busy work schedules, etc.
He treats children and adults in all areas of allergy, asthma, and immunology including angioedema, asthma, common variable immunodeficiency, drug allergy, eczema, eye and nasal allergy, eosinophilic disorder, food allergy, hives, hypogammaglobulinemia, sinus infection, and specific antibody deficiency.
With dual training in pediatric immunology and pediatric rheumatology, Dr. Yen treats infants, children, and adolescents with either low immune function that results from immunodeficiency disorders or overactive immune function that results from rheumatic diseases. Rheumatic diseases include acute rheumatic fever, arthritis, antiphospholipid syndrome, autoinflammatory bone disorder, dermatomyositis, periodic fever syndrome, scleroderma, Raynaud phenomenon, Sjogren syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, and vasculitis.
Dr. Yen graduated Summa Cum Laude from Vanderbilt University and obtained his MD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then completed a dual Allergy/Immunology and Pediatric Rheumatology fellowship at UCLA. Dr. Yen has been actively involved in research in the areas of autoimmune disorders/rheumatology and immunology.
Dr. Yen has published in Annals of Internal Medicine, Arthritis & Rheumatology among others.
Study Reveals Lupus Is a Leading Cause of Death in U.S. Women (The Rheumatologist)
SLE Is a Leading Cause of Death Among Women (The Rheumatologist)
Lupus Foundation of America Supported Grant Finds Lupus is an Unrecognized Cause of Death in Women (Lupus.org)
Lupus-Related Mortality Has Declined, but Gap Remains (Medscape)
Lupus is quietly killing young women (MDedge)
A 46-Year Study Traces the Lupus Death Rate from 1968–2013 (The Rheaumatologist)
Mortality rate for people with lupus remains higher than U.S. rate overall (UCLA Newsroom)
Trends in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Mortality in the United States, 1968 to 2013: A Nationwide Population-Based Study (Annals of Internal Medicine)
Lupus - An Unrecognized Leading Cause of Death in Young Females: A Population-Based Study Using Nationwide Death Certificates, 2000–2015 (Wiley Online Library)
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